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Federal court sets July 21 deadline for Alabama Legislature to draw new congressional maps

BY: - June 16, 2023

The Alabama Legislature will have until July 21 to draw a second congressional district where “Black voters either comprise a voting-age majority or something quite close to it,” in compliance with the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision last week in Allen v. Milligan. The deadline was set at a Friday status conference on the case. U.S. […]